Standard Life Mutual Funds changes its fund line-up

MONTREAL, July 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life Mutual Funds (SLMF) 
announced today updates to its mutual fund line-up that include the 
introduction of two brand-new funds, the closing to additional investments of 
two Corporate Class funds and the addition of five Corporate Class funds. 
"Canadian investors are looking for a balanced investment approach that can 
provide income solutions and reduced risk exposure," said Yanic Chagnon, 
Vice-President, Retail Solutions, Marketing and Customer Solutions, at 
Standard Life. "We offer the strategic and risk management expertise of our 
portfolio manager, Standard Life Investments Inc., and can leverage its global 
presence to provide local insights to identify the best investment 
opportunities." 
The two brand-new funds are: 
--  Standard Life U.S. Monthly Income Fund 


    --  Standard Life Tactical Bond Fund

The Standard Life U.S. Monthly Income Fund offers investors balanced exposure 
to the many opportunities in the large and diverse American market. The fund 
is designed to provide an integrated solution: US fixed income for yield 
potential and US equities for potential capital appreciation and dividends. 
Itaims to provide less volatility than a fund entirely invested in equities. 
It also provides a monthly distribution. "This fund has a balanced and 
flexible mandate," said Boston-based Brian Fox, Senior Vice-President, 
Equities (USA),Standard Life Investments. "The US team is a key part of 
Standard Life Investments' global network and provides a crucial local 
presence for analyzing American markets and managing US equity portfolios."

The Standard Life Tactical Bond Fund is designed to generate a combination of 
capital growth and income. It offers a flexible approach to managing fixed 
income to reflect the changing marketplace. "We use theme-based investing - 
looking beyond traditional asset allocation and passive benchmark investing," 
said Marc Rouleau, Vice-President, Fixed Income, Standard Life Investments in 
Montréal. "We aim to build portfolios that offer the potential to perform in 
rising and declining rate environments."

Corporate class changes
In order to ensure the long-term management efficiency of its Corporate Class, 
SLMF is immediately closing two funds to additional investments. The two funds 
are: Standard Life Canadian Bond Class and Standard Life Corporate Bond Class. 
Existing shareholders in these funds will continue to be eligible to purchase 
additional shares.

SLMF is also expanding its Corporate Class with five new funds which offer 
clients increased selection and switching opportunities:
    --  Standard Life Canadian Equity Growth Class
    --  Standard Life Canadian Equity Value Class
    --  Standard Life Dividend Income Class
    --  Standard Life U.S. Dividend Growth Class
    --  Standard Life Global Equity Value Class

Advisors may select from 22 share classes in Corporate Class funds, and can 
switch investors' assets from one class to another as their market outlook 
evolves and other circumstances change. Investors are encouraged to speak with 
an advisor about their options regarding Corporate Class funds.

Visit: Standard Life Mutual Funds

Notes to editors

Available videos:

Standard Life U.S. Monthly Income Fund: Access attractive ongoing income 
streams
Portfolio manager: Brian Fox, Senior Vice-President, Equities (USA),Standard 
Life Investments
Disclaimer: This video represents the opinion of Standard Life Investments.
Link to embed:http://www.standardlife.ca/video_consoles/brian-fox-video.html

Standard Life Tactical Bond Fund: Performing in all interest rate environments
Portfolio manager: Marc Rouleau, Vice-President, Fixed Income, Standard Life 
Investments
Disclaimer: This video represents the opinion of Standard Life Investments.
Link to 
embed:http://www.standardlife.ca/video_consoles/marc-rouleau-video.html

About Standard Life Mutual Funds
Established in 2000, Standard Life Mutual Funds Ltd. (SLMF) offers 58 mutual 
funds and fund-of-funds to more than 64,000 investors in Canada. Its wide 
range of mutual funds is managed by professionals with varying investment 
styles across major asset classes. As of March 31, 2013, SLMF had 
approximately $4.9 billion in assets under management.

SLMF is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Life Financial Inc. whose parent 
company, Standard Life plc, is headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Geoffrey King 514-499-7999, ext. 8150 geoffrey.king@standardlife.ca

SOURCE: STANDARD LIFE MUTUAL FUNDS LTD.

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